Town’s fair back after years away

Crissy Rock.
Crissy Rock.

A town fair takes place next weekend for the first time in 13 years.

The Bedlington Front Street event was last held back in 2002.

Now West Bedlington Town Council is bringing back the fun packed day in the heart of the historic market town on Sunday, August 23.

The day will begin with Crissy Rock, star of Benidorm and I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here!, opening the fair from main the stage in the Market Place.

There will be a selection of food, drink and craft stalls, street performers and Kidz Characters.

There will also be a small petting zoo in Front Street from noon to 3pm.

Community sports and dance groups will perform in the Market Place and Front Street, with live bands will be on the main stage.

A family funfair, provided by Carnival Rides, will run from Friday, August 21, until Monday, August 24.